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looie

[loo-ee] /ˈlu i/
noun, Slang.
1.
a lieutenant of the armed forces.
Also, looey, louie.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; respelling of lieu(tenant) + -ie
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n.

1916, American English, colloquial familiar form of lieutenant.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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looey

noun

A lieutenant; loot2: They demoted me to second looey (WWI Army)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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